Why You Need to Restore Your Galvanized Steel Plumping Pipes

Why You Need to Restore Your Galvanized Steel Plumping Pipes

Galvanized steel plumbing pipe was used extensively in homes and businesses until the 1960s. While it was an economical choice at the time, galvanized steel pipe tends to corrode, causing widespread leaks and low water pressure. In some instances, the pipes can...
Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Galvanized steel was first developed in the early 1800s, but it didn’t become popular until the 1850s and 1860s. It’s manufactured by coating steel with liquid zinc, which provides a barrier against corrosion and extends the useful life of the pipes. Because of its...
Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

When it comes to rehabilitating the plumbing leaks in your Chicago building, you can choose Sprayed-in-Place Piping (SIPP) or Cured-in-Place Piping (CIPP). While both of these options extend the useful life of your plumbing pipes and seals current leaks while...
Does Your Commercial Plumbing Pipe Need DeScaling, Pipelining or Replacement?

Does Your Commercial Plumbing Pipe Need DeScaling, Pipelining or Replacement?

Are you wondering if the plumbing pipes in your facility need to be descaled, replaced or lined with epoxy? The repair choice will depend on the type of pipe material and the degree of corrosion. For example, a corroded cast iron pipe that has had its internal...
Why Epoxy Is the Resin of Choice for Nu Flow Plumbing Pipe Restoration

Why Epoxy Is the Resin of Choice for Nu Flow Plumbing Pipe Restoration

There are four primary types of resins used for pipelining applications, including epoxy, polyester, silica and vinyl, and they each have their own distinct benefits and drawbacks. Here at NuFlow in Chicago, we offer epoxy resin due to its durability, low shrink rate...
7 Epoxy Pipelining Steps for Your Building Drains and Vents

7 Epoxy Pipelining Steps for Your Building Drains and Vents

Did you know that epoxy pipe liners can be used to line vent and drain stacks? The process of installing new pipe liners in drain and vent stacks is very similar to how we install epoxy coatings into potable water pipes. We still have to isolate, clean and inspect the...